The F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, variable sweep wing, fighter
Simon Clifford, founder of the Brazilian Football Academy
Designed to hunt and destroy tanks, the Apache attack helicopter
Warren Mitchell, best known as the bald-headed bigot Alf Garnett on race, religion, the monarchy and why we should be out of Europe.
Warren Mitchell died aged 89 in 2015. In a one man show recorded before his death, his on screen character 'Alf Garnett' gives his views on Europe
The Avro Lancaster was Bomber Command’s most famous bomber during World War Two
COMEDY classic Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em looks set to return to our screens with Joe Pasquale playing the iconic Frank Spencer.
Lewis Hamilton believes his fight back to second in Formula 1's British Grand Prix was "huge" for Mercedes after minimising Sebastian Vettel's championship gain.
Episode One, The formation of the Templars, Jerusalem, the Crusades, the Warren Tunnels, Chartres, the bloodline of Christ,the Shroud of Turin, The Templecombe Head, Denny Abbey. The Gough Map and the Cottered Painting. Barry Walker discusses his knowledge and how he came to study the Knights Templar
In Episode Two, the Quest team investigate the unusual carvings in Royston Cave and the surrounding area with ground penetrating radar, in the hunt for a possible second tunnel.
In this third episode of The Quest, the team look at many of the findings referenced in the Royston Cave carvings discovered in the earlier episodes, and this leads the Quest team to the medieval towns of Warwick and Guildford. Several curious links to the Knights Templar in these towns are also investigated
Episode Four includes Roger De Mowbray, St Mary's, Church Guildford, Waverley Abbey, St Marthas and Saint Catherines Chapel, Temple Church, Byland Abbey, Newburgh Priory, The Foss Way, the Austin Canons, Temple Balsall Manor and Warwick Castle.
The Road to Victory (1945) - The peak of Bomber Command operations occurred in the raids of March 1945, when its squadrons dropped the greatest weight of bombs for any month in the war
Reaping the Whirlwind (1944) Sir Arthur Bomber Harris predicted that the Nazis have sowed the wind and now they would reap the whirlwind.
Leading the way and marking the targets for the bombers overhead, were the newly formed Pathfinder squadrons.
New Beginnings (1942) In 1942, the main workhorse aircraft of the later part of the war came into service. The Halifax and the Lancaster.
The Means of Victory (1941) In 1941, the Butt Report revealed the extent of bombing inaccuracy (Churchill recognised this as a very serious paper and seemed to require urgent attention)
The Early Years (1939-1940) At the start of the Second World War in 1939, Bomber Command faced four problems.
The War in the Air ...the war fought by the air forces of the allied and axis forces in World War II
In the Second World War in Europe and Africa, vast arrays of tanks, aircraft and artillery supported the infantryman. Little of this was available in Malaya or Burma, which is best understood as a foot soldier’s war.
The Battle of the Atlantic played a very significant part in World War Two. After the escape at Dunkirk and the inspiration of the Battle of Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic was Britain’s next nightmare.
Japan launched a surprise attack on the United States Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. The attack severely damaged the American fleet and prevented, at least for the short term, serious American interference with Japanese military operations. In response, the United States declared war on Japan. Following Germany's declaration of war on the United States, the United States also declared war on Germany.
The European theatre of World War II, also known as the Second European War, was a huge area of heavy fighting across Europe, from Germany’s and the Soviet Union’s joint invasion of Poland in September 1939 until the end of the war with the Soviet Union conquering most of Eastern Europe along with the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945 (Victory in Europe Day).
The war in the desert of North Africa, Fought between the German Afrika Korps – commanded by the brilliant General Erwin Rommel; and the battle-hardened General Montgomery and the Allied Force's Eighth Army.
The Blitz on London, It was Hitler’s belief that the war from the air would terrorise London into defeat. He was wrong. The city’s inhabitants, on the contrary, took a perverse and particular pleasure from being the front line of the war. ‘We can take it’ became the catchphrase of the Blitz
On 14th November 1940, the Luftwaffe launched the most devastating bombing raid so far on Britain. Up until then, the attacks had been concentrated on London and the airfields of Southern England. This time the target was Coventry, deep in the heart of the country.